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Rupaul: A Brief Chronicle Of Rupaul Andre Charles

Tanya Jamie

From the mean streets of San Diego to the runways of international superstardom, RuPaul defied all odds to become the most famous and controversial drag queen in the world. This tell-all memoir goes deeper than the wigs and drops sickening truths about RuPaul's troubled youth, finding liberation in Atlanta's underground queer scene, and clawing towards stardom in the grit of 1980s New York City. With disarming candor, Ru shares the struggles of growing up gay in a hostile environment where femininity was the ultimate taboo. He pulls back the sequined curtain to reveal the grit, hustle, and heartbreak behind transforming himself into a celebrated pay-to-play nightclub attraction. Sissy That Memoir explores whether Ru, the "Supermodel of the World," sold out by taming the raunchy and radical politics of drag while charting her meteoric rise to Billboard chart-topperdom. Ru doesn't hold back from pulling back the pink wig on the toxicity and infighting of the LGBTQ community that nearly sabotaged his biggest career metamorphosis-the inception of RuPaul's Drag Race. This juicy account goes behind the scenes of Ru betting his life savings on the flashy reality competition that beamed drag art into living rooms around the planet and made "charisma, uniqueness, nerve, and talent" a mantra for outcasts worldwide. From overcoming childhood abuse to finding self-acceptance through drag's liberating theatrics, Ru's truth-telling memoir is a manifesto on unapologetic authenticity. He shares the raw advice that transformed his self-loathing into boundless confidence and openness about his transcendent experience on the gender frontier. Prepare for brutal one-liners and heartfelt poignance as Ru opens up about his love life's many rushes and royal-flush stumbles. Behind the legendary status, this unfiltered memoir reveals RuPaul as a brilliant curator of the outrageous and provocative but also a spirit guide to finding courage in your own uniqueness. Part philosophy roast, part raunchy celebrity tell-all, Sissy That memoir slays as the ultimate backstage pass into the mind of a true cultural revolutionary.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Independently Published
  • Publish Date: Mar 19th, 2024
  • Pages: 32
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.07in - 0.13lb
  • EAN: 9798320277967
  • Categories: Television - Genres - Reality, Game Shows & Talk Shows